Bacacay, Albay

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Bacacay
Municipality
Map of Albay with Bacacay highlighted
Map of Albay with Bacacay highlighted
Bacacay is located in Philippines
Bacacay
Bacacay
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 13°18′N 123°48′E / 13.3°N 123.8°E / 13.3; 123.8Coordinates: 13°18′N 123°48′E / 13.3°N 123.8°E / 13.3; 123.8
Country Philippines
Region Bicol (Region V)
Province Albay
District 1st district
Barangays 56
Government[1]
 • Mayor Tobias B. Betito
Area[2]
 • Total 122.13 km2 (47.15 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 68,906
 • Density 560/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 4509
Dialing code +63 (0)52

Bacacay is a second class municipality in the province of Albay, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 68,906 people.[3]

The current municipal mayor of Bacacay is Tobias Betito. He succeeded Mrs. Gloria Berango whose husband Atty. Eligio Berango has also been town mayor for 9 years. [4]

Barangays[edit]

Bacacay is politically subdivided into 56 barangays.[2]

  • Baclayon
  • Banao
  • Bariw
  • Basud
  • Bayandong
  • Bonga
  • Buang
  • Busdac (San Jose)
  • Cabasan
  • Cagbulacao
  • Cagraray
  • Cajogutan
  • Cawayan
  • Damacan
  • Gubat Ilawod
  • Gubat Iraya
  • Hindi
  • Igang
  • Langaton
  • Manaet
  • Mapulang Daga
  • Mataas
  • Misibis
  • Nahapunan
  • Namanday
  • Namantao
  • Napao
  • Panarayon
  • Pigcobohan
  • Pili Ilawod
  • Pili Iraya
  • Barangay 1 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 2 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 3 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 4 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 5 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 6 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 7 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 8 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 9 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 10 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 11 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 12 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 13 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 14 (Pob.)
  • Pongco (Lower Bogña)
  • San Pablo
  • San Pedro
  • Sogod
  • Sula
  • Tambilagao (Tambognon)
  • Tambongon (Tambilagao)
  • Tanagan
  • Uson
  • Vinisitahan (Mainland)
  • Vinisitahan-Napao (Island)

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Bacacay
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 49,202 —    
1995 56,295 +2.56%
2000 58,357 +0.77%
2007 61,574 +0.74%
2010 65,724 +2.40%
2015 68,906 +0.90%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][5][6]

The population of Bacacay, Albay, in the 2015 census was 68,906 people,[3] with a density of 560 inhabitants per square kilometre or 1,500 inhabitants per square mile.

Tourism[edit]

Bacacay is a tourist place with caves and beaches. The town is visited most especially at summer due to many beautiful beaches. In fact, this is where the Kuron-Kuron Beach Resort, Viento de Mar Beach Resort, VRT (Tanchuling) Beach Resort, Michaelangelus Beach Resort, and the Misibis Beachfront Resort are found.

Education[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 11 January 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Albay". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 11 January 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c d PSA; Census of Population (2015), "Region V (BICOL REGION)", Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay, retrieved 20 June 2016 
  4. ^ http://www.deped.gov.ph
  5. ^ NSO; Census of Population and Housing (2010), "Region V (BICOL REGION)", Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay, retrieved 29 June 2016 
  6. ^ "Province of Albay". Municipality Population Data. LWUA Research Division. Retrieved 16 August 2013. 

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